In an age of distortion, propaganda and fake news, medical literature might seem to be a safe space for honest scientific inquiry, with no room for bias or spin. It isn’t so.
This story was produced by FairWarning, a nonprofit news organization based in Southern California that focuses on public health, consumer and environmental issues. On the last day of 2015, Berta Orellana picked up her 7-year-old grandson from day care in a brand new Toyota and headed on a road trip with the boy and two …
State-by-state listing of proposed and approved laws relating to abortion.
Many Americans are concerned with stories on social media that provide only one side of an issue or are inaccurate, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. Half of the 5,107 adults interviewed for the study considered one-sided news and inaccurate news to be “very big problems,” while one third of indicated …
While allegations of elder abuse and neglect dominate the horror stories in long-term care settings, food handling remains a consistent and often overlooked hazard, FairWarning found in a five-month investigation.
The Double Exposure festival, along with its concurrent symposium, combines investigative reporting with creative storytelling. The films for the Oct. 10-13 festival in Washington, D.C., will include “Desert One” directed by Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple, Feras Fayyad’s “The Cave,” and Paul Rosenberg’s “Bedlam”.
It’s been more than a year since Iyisha Keller was found unconscious in a bathroom at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Clements hospital in Dallas, a syringe labeled fentanyl in her arm. Keller, 36, had been working in the neonatal intensive care unit. She was pronounced dead in the emergency room.
Censorship of student media is pervasive across the United States, despite the lack of substantial qualitative data to confirm a recent uptick in cases, media scholars and researchers say. Interviews with student journalists, media advisers and media law researchers found that they’ve been censored or have witnessed student media censorship either as a bystander or …
From the Pentagon to Panama, with other major discoveries in between, investigative journalism has made major contributions in bringing to light what some would rather keep in the dark. Charles Lewis has seen the highs and lows of investigative journalism throughout his career. Now a journalism professor and executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, Lewis sat down with F&D’s Andreas Adriano.
Demand for exotic pets and collectors’ items drives a flourishing illegal trade in beetles, spiders and more.